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 SG GB X949; BPS GS.3537 Used Fair 16p Queen Elizabeth II March 30,1983  SG GB X949; BPS GS.3537 Used Fair 16p Queen Elizabeth II March 30,1983
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ID # 1896
SG GB X949; BPS GS.3537

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Archive ID #:

1896

Archive Location:

100442

Cat. Number If known, from:
SG Concise 2017
Gault Catalogue 2018
Postmark Society
Barefoot Catalogue
:

X949; GS.3537

Type:

Stamp with Postmark

Block Size:

1

Scanner Details:

(Mac OS Big Sur) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim; converted with Pixallon (NCH Software) to 350 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression

Country:

Great Britain

Monarch:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

March 30,1983

Face Value:

16p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Olive-drab

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Fair

Variant:

Standard

Hinged?:

No

Cat. Value (Adjusted Cat. value adjusted for condition:

Fine: - 20%
Good-Fine: - 40%
Good: - 60%
Fair to Good: - 70%
Fair: - 80%
Poor to Fair: - 90%
Poor: - 95%
Spacefiller: -100%
):

£0.55 (£0.11)

Description:

Whilst the stamp itself has a broken lower left corner, the postmark is in excellent shape and a great example of this particular type.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3537. It is titled “World Leprosy Day” and was in use at the London EC and SW offices, from the 5th of December, 1983, to the 28th of January, 1984.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LONDON / 615PM 3 APR 1984 / SW ++ Slogan: World Leprosy Day / 29 January 1984 / The Leprosy Mission, 50 Portland Place, London, W1N 3DG

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on April 3,1984

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

Paper

Watermark:

None

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

15x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes

Simular Entries:

ID#: 1899 (Used)    


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